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Mexico Jamil Olmedo

Jamil Olmedo

Crafting Futures Mexico will bring together an emerging British and Mexican designer with local design graduates to work with a select group of Oaxacan artisans. These teams will be based at Oax-i-fornia's Ex-Hacienda Guadalupe in the heart of Oaxaca.

As a creative exchange, the programme proposes a unique strategy. Rather than set up a designer/producer relationship (in which the designers design, and the artisans make the finished pieces), the project cultivates a shared space of interaction, exploration and creative making, in which goals are established collaboratively and skills are exchanged. The intention is not to replace the traditional visual language of local craft, but to develop and enrich it.

Crafting Futures Mexico begins with what already exists, using the body of work of a particular artisan as a starting point for creative dialogue and collaboration with a designer. By re-thinking traditional forms, materials and techniques through experiment and play, the teams will create a new body of work that can be developed and sold by the artisans, with designers credited for their collaboration.

Location
Mexico

17 July 2019

OPEN CALL: Crafting Futures Mexico Residency for Scotland-based designers and makers

OPEN CALL: Crafting Futures Mexico Residency for Scotland-based designers and makers

17 July 2019

OPEN CALL for Scotland-based: Residency in Scotland with Mexican Textile Makers

OPEN CALL for Scotland-based: Residency in Scotland with Mexican Textile Makers Lynne Mennie

Lynne Mennie

17 April 2019

Crafting Futures Mexico: Lynne Mennie

Crafting Futures Mexico: Lynne Mennie © Lynne Mennie

© Lynne Mennie

12 April 2019

Crafting Futures Mexico: Pilar Obeso

Crafting Futures Mexico: Pilar Obeso © Pilar Obeso

© Pilar Obeso

14 November 2018

Crafting Futures Mexico: Applied Arts Scotland

Crafting Futures Mexico: Applied Arts Scotland © Carol Sinclair

© Carol Sinclair

18 October 2017

Crafting Futures Mexico opens at Museo Franz Mayer

Crafting Futures Mexico opens at Museo Franz Mayer © British Council / photo by Jamil Olmedo

© British Council / photo by Jamil Olmedo

21 August 2017

Meet Juan Pablo Viedma: Crafting Futures Mexico

Meet Juan Pablo Viedma: Crafting Futures Mexico © PACA

© PACA

17 August 2017

Meet Billy Lloyd: Crafting Futures Mexico

Meet Billy Lloyd: Crafting Futures Mexico  © Billy Lloyd

© Billy Lloyd

31 July 2017

Crafting Futures Mexico

Crafting Futures Mexico © Oax-i-fornia

© Oax-i-fornia

4 July 2019

OPEN CALL: CRAFTING FUTURES GRANT

OPEN CALL: CRAFTING FUTURES GRANT Sandra Freubing

Sandra Freubing

14 August 2019

Crafting Futures Grant: Live Q&A

Crafting Futures Grant: Live Q&A

11 July 2019

The Residency: Podcasts

The Residency: Podcasts Agnese Sanvito

Agnese Sanvito

22 August 2019

Jess Kilubu: Crafting Futures in the Congo

Jess Kilubu: Crafting Futures in the Congo Jess Kilubu

Jess Kilubu

22 August 2019

Crafting Futures India-UK Collaboration Scheme

Crafting Futures India-UK Collaboration Scheme McKay Savage

McKay Savage

3 February 2019

Exploring Innovation at the Winter School 2019

Exploring Innovation at the Winter School 2019

21 January 2019

Research: Crafting Futures India

Research: Crafting Futures India  Weaver in Tripura. Photograph by Storyloom Films.

Weaver in Tripura. Photograph by Storyloom Films.

9 November 2018

Research: Women's Empowerment Through Craft in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan

Research: Women's Empowerment Through Craft in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan

9 August 2018

Opportunity: Crafting Futures Grant Scheme

Opportunity: Crafting Futures Grant Scheme Image by Simon Mills

Image by Simon Mills

9 August 2018

Research: Artisans in a Digital World

Research: Artisans in a Digital World Photograph by Simon Mills

Photograph by Simon Mills

20 July 2018

Fashioning Tradition: The Tai Lue Project

Fashioning Tradition: The Tai Lue Project The women at Ban Don Chai wearing garments made from their own woven fabric. Image courtesy Alison Welch

The women at Ban Don Chai wearing garments made from their own woven fabric. Image courtesy Alison Welch

8 February 2018

Textiles and Teaching Methods: Plymouth College of Art in Myanmar

Textiles and Teaching Methods: Plymouth College of Art in Myanmar Co-design carpet. Photograph by Paul Singleton

Co-design carpet. Photograph by Paul Singleton

23 January 2018

Amneh Shaikh-Farooqui at Making Futures

Amneh Shaikh-Farooqui at Making Futures Amneh Shaikh-Farooqui

Amneh Shaikh-Farooqui

12 January 2018

Atty Tantivit at Making Futures

Atty Tantivit at Making Futures Work by Atty Tantivit

Work by Atty Tantivit

12 January 2018

Zarif Design at Making Futures

Zarif Design at Making Futures Zolaykha Sherzad of Zarif Design

Zolaykha Sherzad of Zarif Design

11 January 2018

Travelogue: Crafting Futures Thailand

Travelogue: Crafting Futures Thailand Jasper Chadprajong-Smith

Jasper Chadprajong-Smith

14 December 2017

Film: Crafting Futures Asia

Film: Crafting Futures Asia Photograph courtesy British Council Vietnam

Photograph courtesy British Council Vietnam

26 October 2017

Film: Crafting Futures Mexico

Film: Crafting Futures Mexico © British Council / photo by Jamil Olmedo

© British Council / photo by Jamil Olmedo

9 June 2017

Film: From Loom to Loom

Film: From Loom to Loom © Sandra Sordini

© Sandra Sordini

27 April 2017

On the Line at Real to Reel

On the Line at Real to Reel © Sam Meech 2017

© Sam Meech 2017

4 April 2017

London Craft Week Talk: Material World

London Craft Week Talk: Material World Photo Sandra Sordini

Photo Sandra Sordini

20 March 2017

On the Line at The Aram Gallery

On the Line at The Aram Gallery © Agnese Sanvito

© Agnese Sanvito

1 December 2016

Craft Reveals Conference

Craft Reveals Conference